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Betty Caroline Tong, MD, MS, MHS

Associate Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Programs
Associate Professor of Surgery
Office: Room 3589, Duke South - White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3531MED Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • M.H.S., Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • M.D., Duke University, 1999
  • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995

Publications

Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Syed M. Adil, Kevin L. Anderson, Robert Ryan Meyerhoff, Ryan S. Turley, Matthew G. Hartwig, David H. Harpole, et al. “Impact of patient selection and treatment strategies on outcomes after lobectomy for biopsy-proven stage IIIA pN2 non-small cell lung cancer.” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49, no. 6 (June 2016): 1607–13. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezv431.

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Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Robert Ryan Meyerhoff, Nicholas Ryan Mayne, Terry Singhapricha, Christopher B. Toomey, Paul J. Speicher, Matthew G. Hartwig, et al. “Long-term survival following open versus thoracoscopic lobectomy after preoperative chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer.” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49, no. 6 (June 2016): 1615–23. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezv428.

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Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Derek Y. Chan, Babatunde Yerokun, Xiaofei F. Wang, Betty Caroline Tong, Thomas A. D’Amico, Mark W. Onaitis, Matthew G. Hartwig, Mark F. Berry, and David Harpole. “Surgery versus optimal medical management of early-stage small cell lung cancer.” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, 34:8511–8511. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2016. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.2016.34.15_suppl.8511.

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Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Derek Y. Chan, Paul J. Speicher, Brian C. Gulack, Xiaofei Wang, Matthew G. Hartwig, Mark W. Onaitis, et al. “Role of Adjuvant Therapy in a Population-Based Cohort of Patients With Early-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer.” J Clin Oncol 34, no. 10 (April 1, 2016): 1057–64. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2015.63.8171.

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Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Zhifei Sun, Paul J. Speicher, Shakir M. Saud, Brian C. Gulack, Matthew G. Hartwig, David H. Harpole, et al. “Use and Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Data Base.” Ann Thorac Surg 101, no. 3 (March 2016): 1037–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.11.018.

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Kara, H Volkan, Stafford S. Balderson, Betty C. Tong, and Thomas A. D’Amico. “Video assisted transaxillary first rib resection in treatment of thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS).” Ann Cardiothorac Surg 5, no. 1 (January 2016): 67–69. https://doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2015.08.09.

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